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All events presented by the Center for Scholarly Communication and Digital Curation are hosted on Northwestern University's Evanston campus [unless otherwise noted] and are free and open to the public.


2014 Digital Humanities Summer Faculty Workshop, August 4-15, 2014
The Digital Humanities Summer Faculty Workshop at Northwestern University is generously supported by the Arthur Vining Davis Foundations and hosted by the Alice Kaplan Institute for the Humanities. The workshop is dedicated to supporting and building scholarly digital humanities research and pedagogy projects that contain meaningful roles for undergraduate students. This year’s workshop will  be facilitated by Amanda French in collaboration with a team from the Center for Scholarly Communication & Digital Curation and the Multimedia Learning Center.

October 2014 will be busy!
The International TEI Conference and Chicago Colloquium for Digital Humanities and Computer Science will both be held in Evanston during Open Access Week 2014, October 20 - 24. We will also be hosting additional events for Open Access Week; more details will be posted in mid-August.



Past Events

Open Access Week 2013, October 21-27, 2013

2013 Digital Humanities Summer Faculty Workshop

January 10, 2013
Unlocking the English Short Title Catalogue: New Tools for Early Modern and Eighteenth-Century Bibliography and Book History
A Digital Humanities Presentation by Ben Pauley, Associate Professor, Eastern Connecticut State University
Thursday, January 10, 2013, 3:30-5pm. Northwestern University Library, Forum Room
Refreshments will be served. 

November 14, 2012
A Gentle Introduction to Digital Text Analysis
A presentation by Jade Werner, PhD candidate in English, and Josh Honn, Digital Scholarship Library Fellow, on literary text analysis in the digital humanities.
October 25, 2012
Open Access 101
Claire Stewart, Head of Digital Collections and Scholarly Communication Services, Josh Honn, Digital Scholarship Library Fellow, and John Blosser, Head Electronic Resources and Collection Analyst, present an introduction to open access.


May 9, 2012
Wordpress for the Humanities: Developing a Digital History Course

A presentation by Michael Kramer (History), Andrea Gaither (NUIT), and Josh Honn (University Library). Part of the Scholarly Resources & Technology Series. 

April 23, 2012
The Humanities in a Digital Age

A panel presentation with Kathleen Fitzpatrick (MLA), Tara McPherson (USC), and Katherine Rowe (Bryn Mawr).

April 16, 2012
Copyright and Fair Use in the Digital Age
A discussion about copyright, fair use and the use and application of Creative Commons licenses in the library and higher education community. 

February 24, 2012
Discussion Group: Code of Best Practices in Fair Use for Academic and Research Libraries
Copyright Working Group hosts a meeting to discuss the ARL's recent best practices in fair use.

February 23, 2012
Copyright & Your Research
A presentation by Claire Stewart. Part of the Scholarly Resources & Technology Series.

November 17, 2011
VIVO 2011 Conference & Purdue Data Curation Profiles
Presentations by Pam Shaw, Claire Stewart, Cunera Buys, and Nat Gustafson-Sundell.

October 28, 2011 
Launch Your Own Journal: A Discussion with Student Editors
A student panel discussion with editors from Helicon, Northwestern Art Review, Prompt, and TriQuarterly Online.

October 27, 2011
Do Open Access Journals Measure Up? Northwestern Faculty Editors Panel
A faculty panel discussion with Bernard S. Black (Social Science Research Network), Dorothy Dunlop (PLoS Medicine and Arthritis Care & Research), and Bill Halperin (Progress in Low-Temperature Physics).

October 26, 2011
Fifteen Years of First Mondays: Scholars, Readers, and Openly Accessible Research
A lecture by Ed Valauskas, Instructor at Dominican University, founder and current editor-in-chief of First Monday.

October 25, 2011 
I Wrote It, But I Don’t Own It? Keeping Your Copyright
An interactive session by Heidi Nickisch Duggan (Associate Director) Galter Health Sciences Library, and Stephanie Kerns, Head of Education & Outreach at Galter Health Sciences Library.

October 24, 2011
The NIH Public Access Policy and Publication Management with MyNCBI
A class taught by Pamela Shaw, Biosciences & Bioinformatics Librarian, Galter Health Sciences Library.

September 21, 2011
Linked Data in the Library
A presentation by Karen Miller (Bibliographic Services, Northwestern University Library) on linked data.

September 19, 2011
Copyright and Your Research
A presentation by Claire Stewart. Part of the 2011 Electronic Resources Forum.

April 23, 2010
How Will Fair Use Fare? 
NUL Annual Scholarly Communication Speaker Series Event. A lecture by Kenneth Crews, Founder & Director, Columbia University Copyright Advisory Office.

April 16, 2010
Taking the Mystery Out of A Publishing Contract: Tools To Help You Make the Most of Your Scholarship 
Scholarly Resources & Technologies Series